Nature Abounds: Inaugural Student Art Competition

Nature Abounds Inaugural Show

You are invited to an opening reception for the artists and a public unveiling of winning pieces: Sunday, March 5, from 2 pm to 4 pm. Admission is free during the reception.

Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park and the Dallas Area Fiber Artists present the Inaugural Student Art Competition, “Nature Abounds.” The show features vibrant student work from Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Students have submitted 2D and 3D pieces that feature their skills in watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, fiber arts and mixed media.

The show, which runs from March 4 through April 23, is curated by Brenda McKinney.

The competition was open to middle and high schools in the neighborhoods surrounding Fair Park. The Dallas Area Fiber Artists have awarded $500 in total prize money to the students.

Winning entries will be publicly announced during a short ceremony at the Opening Reception Sunday, March 5, from 2 pm to 4 pm in the Discovery Gallery at Texas Discovery Gardens.

Texas Discovery Gardens admission applies for show duration. $8/adults, $6/ages 60+, and $4/ages 3 to 11. On Tuesdays, enjoy Pay-What-You-Wish admission!